Full-time freelance writer based in Glasgow, Scotland… author of 17 books, three of which are in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Permanent Collection… former news editor at TeamRock.com… former band manager, drummer and keyboardist… TV and radio presenter… real ale fan.
30 Years Ago: ‘The Simpsons’ Avoids Disaster With First Regular Episode
“Bart the Genius” aired after animated show was nearly abandoned.
Why Steve Perry Didn’t Like Journey’s ‘Captured’ Album
Singer recalls how the band’s first live LP forced him to put perfection before enjoyment.
Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick to Tour North America Together
Summer road trip runs from July 21 to Sept. 5, with tickets on sale this week.
50 Years Ago: Jon Pertwee Brings Color to ‘Doctor Who’
Time Lord’s third incarnation begins with battle against the Autons.
Rod Stewart Joined ‘60s Anti-War Protests to Meet Women
He admits he “didn’t care” about the U.K.’s Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament even though he went on marches.
Eddie Murphy Brings Gumby, Mr. Robinson, Buckwheat Back to ‘SNL’
‘80s superstar brings back Mr. Robinson, Gumby, Buckwheat and Velvet Jones characters.
Tom Petty’s Widow and Daughters to Manage His Estate Together
Differences settled as parties say they acted badly as result of “intense grief.”
First Draft of Elton John’s ‘Your Song’ Lyrics Sell for $237,000
Co-writer Bernie Taupin’s ex-wife put a selection of documents up for auction.
Watch Steve Perry’s Childhood Christmas in ‘Silver Bells’ Video
Former Journey singer remembers his favorite present, a red bicycle.
Jon Bon Jovi’s Wife Used to Being Ignored in Restaurants
Dorothea laughs it off, because “everyone’s focusing on what Mr. Bon Jovi wants.”
Listen to New Bon Jovi Song ‘Unbroken’
Track about soldier’s experience benefits Patriotic Service Dog Foundation.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Star Lucy Boynton to Play Marianne Faithfull
Actress set to be executive producer of biopic, with shooting planned for next year.